Name: David FitzJames de Barry
Suffix: 5th Viscount Buttevant
Birth: ABT 1550
Death: 10 APR 1617 in Barryscourt
Change Date: 17 AUG 2008
David Fitz-James de Barry (c 1550 ? 10 April 1617) was the 18th. Baron Barry and 5th. Viscount Buttevant
David, born about 1550, was the son of James Fitz-Richard de Barry and the Lady Ellen Mac Carthy Reagh.
He married firstly the Lady Ellen Roche, daughter of David Roche, 4th. Lord of Fermoy, by the Lady Ellen Butler (daughter of the 2nd. Baron Dunboyne). From this marriage were born:
- Lady Margaret de Barry who subsequently married Sir Dermot O'Shaughnessy.
- Lady Ellen de Barry who subsequently married Edmund Fitzgerald of Ballymaloe
- Lady Helen de Barry who married (1601) Thomas Butler, 10th Earl of Ormonde
- Honourable David Fitz-David de Barry who predeceased his father.
At the outbreak of the Desmond Rebellions, his father, the then Viscount Buttevant, supported the rebels and in the subsequent confiscations of his estates, the friary in Buttevant, together with its glebe, passed into the hands of the poet, Edmund Spenser.
In 1601, during the Nine Years War David sided with the new President of Munster, Baron Carew and was granted large estates in Munster, forfeited by the MacCarthys, in the wake of the Battle of Kinsale.
He died at Barryscourt 10th April 1617.
Father: James FitzRichard de Barry b: 1520
Mother: Ellen MacCarthy Reagh
- Ellen Barry
- Helen de Barry